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Services provided by the department

  • Full echocardiography service
  • Dedicated coronary care unit with centralised monitoring and dedicated image intensification
  • TTE and TOE Holter monitoring
  • Computer assisted exercise
  • Electrocardiography
  • Joint cardiology/cardiac surgery clinic
  • Coronary angioplasty AND Coronary angiography
  • Cardiac rehabilitation service
  • Permanent pacemaker follow-up including bi-ventricular pacing for heart failure
  • Pacemaker clinic; Ambulatory and Event ECG recording
  • Electrophysiological studies and ablation
  • ICD implantation and follow-up
  • Combined ”Funny Turns” clinic with Dr D Barnes, monthly
  • Grown Up Congenital Heart Clinic as required, Wed pm (2-3 clinics a year)
  • Direct Access to Resting ECG
  • Cardiac risk management / secondary prevention and rehabilitation service

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Dr Ian BEETON

GMC: 4241267

Consultant Cardiologist

Trans-oesophageal/trans-thoracic echocardiography
Diagnostic and stress echocardiography
Cardiac MRI, heart failure, complex cardiac pacing

 

ASH Clinics:
Wed am (alt weeks)
Fri pm

SPH Clinics:
Wed pm

Dr David FLUCK

GMC:

Consultant Cardiologist

Medical Director of the Trust
Interventional coronary angiography
Valvular heart disease

 

Dr Mark GALLAGHER

GMC: 430765

Consultant Cardiologist

Complex cardiac ablations for AF, VT, SVT
Arrhythmias, interventional electrophysiology
Cardiac pacing

 

SPH Clinics:
Arrhythmia (every 4th Thurs pm)

Dr Adam JACQUES

GMC: 4421836

Consultant Cardiologist

Coronary angiography and angioplasty, stents
Cardiomyopathies, inherited conditions
Cardiac pacing and device implantation

 

Dr Riyaz KABA

GMC: 4113887

Consultant Cardiologist

Director for Research and Development
Arrthythmias, pacemakers, ablations
Quadripolar LV lead implantation cardiac physiology

 

ASH Clinics:
Fri am

SPH Clinics:
Thurs pm

Dr Michael MAHMOUDI

GMC: 4343509

Consultant Cardiologist

Interventional cardiology, intravascular ultrasound
Optical coherence tomography, hypertension
Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) assessment

 

Dr Peter WILKINSON

GMC: 1417997

Consultant Cardiologist

Divisional Director for Acute for Acute Medicine / ED
Heart failure, arrhythmias, echocardiography
Ischaemic heart disease, hypertension

 

Dr Mark WILLIAMS

GMC: 4417804

Consultant Cardiologist

Cardiology Lead undergraduate teaching
Interventional and general cardiology
Coronary CT and angiography

 

 

Specialist Nurses

Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals offer a comprehensive, cardiac risk management / secondary prevention and rehabilitation services.

Cardiac patients are seen by our team of nurse specialists, who then follow them through their recovery period.

Patients receive individual advice and are invited to attend our outpatient programme which includes education, risk factor management, clinical assessment, relaxation and a graduated and individual supervised exercise programme.